What to Eat, See and Do in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

The Coromandel Peninsula – A slice of Heaven on Earth! If any of you have grown up in New Zealand, you will understand what I mean when I say we are so lucky to have so many spectacular places right at the tip of our fingers. One of my favourite regions being the Coromandel PeninsulaContinue reading “What to Eat, See and Do in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand”

Geothermal Wonders of Rotorua

Rotorua is located in the Bay of Plenty region in the North Island of New Zealand and has become well known for its geothermal wonders. TE PUIA Hemo Rd PO Box 334, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand http://www.tepuia.com/new-zealand/ Te Puia is home to Pohutu Geyser – the largest and most reliable geyser in the Southern Hemisphere. The “Pohutu” (meaning splashingContinue reading “Geothermal Wonders of Rotorua”

Hobbiton Movie Set

In 1999, Peter Jackson knocked on the door of the Alexander’s home, proposed an idea, and decided that this was where the Hobbiton Movie Set would be created. Now, many years later, it is a phenomenon where hundreds of thousands of tourists and LOTR/The Hobbit fans come visit each year. The set is located near theContinue reading “Hobbiton Movie Set”

Hamilton Gardens, New Zealand

Lately I have been trying to get out and about and see more of what my hometown has to offer. Hamilton is home to a spectacular garden whom won an award for International Garden of the year in 2014. The Hamilton Gardens were built upon an old city rubbish dump, and who knew how wonderfulContinue reading “Hamilton Gardens, New Zealand”

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel, New Zealand

After living overseas for a few years, I have come to appreciate my home country so much more. Don’t get me wrong – I have visited some beautiful places, but I think when you grow up somewhere you don’t really see it as a paradise but more an every day thing. A few weeks ago,Continue reading “Cathedral Cove, Coromandel, New Zealand”